La Vonne's Pasta e Fagioli

La Vonne Vincent

By
@LaVonneJackson

I love Olive Gardens Pasta E Fagioli so anyone who knows me, knows I have to add my own touches, garlic being one of the touches this recipe was missing.


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Serves:

10-14

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 1/2 lb
ground beef 92% lean (substitute ground chicken or turkey)
1/2 lb
italian sausage, no casings
1 pkg
carrots, shredded
2 medium
onions, finely diced
5
celery stalks, finely diced
2 can(s)
diced tomatoes
5 large
roma tomatoes (diced)
1 medium
garlic head, finely chopped
3 tsp
fresh oregano, finely chopped
1/3 bunch
fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 bunch
fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 1/3 Tbsp
black pepper
1/2 Tbsp
natural sea salt
2 can(s)
red kidney beans
1 can(s)
white kidney beans
1 1/2 tsp
tabasco sauce
1 can(s)
tomato paste
2 can(s)
tomato sauce
66 oz
water
6
beef bullion cubes
3/4 lb
ditali pasta; (3/4 package)
parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In Preheated large cast iron sautee the ground beef and italian sausae until done
2
Add carrots, onions, celery, diced roma tomatoes, garlic, oregano, cilantro, parsley, pepper and natural sea salt, sautee for 10 minutes
3
Add canned diced tomatoes
4
Add red and white Kidney Beans and tabasco sauce and simmer for 10 minutes
5
Make noodles according to package (making sure to use olive oil to prevent the noodles from sticking together), drain and set aside
6
Add Tomato Sauce and tomato paste, using part of water to rinse the cans of tomato sauce and paste, to the simmering ingredients
7
Take 1/2 of the remaining water in microwave for 4 minutes until hot, and place bullion in the the water until the bullion is dissolved,
8
Take the last 1/2 of the remaining water, then add to the hot water with dissolved bullion cubes and mix into the simmering soup and continue to simmer for 25 minutes
9
Add cooked and drained noodles to the soup and simmer on low for 5 minutes
10
Garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese.

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